English dictionary


stab |stæb| — a sudden sharp feeling

stabbing |ˈstæbɪŋ| — causing physical or especially psychological injury

stabile |ˈsteɪbəl| — a sculpture having fixed units (usually constructed of sheet metal) and attached to a fixed support

stability |stəˈbɪləti| — the quality or attribute of being firm and steadfast

stabilization |ˌstebələˈzeɪʃən| — the act of stabilizing something or making it more stable

stabilize |ˈsteɪbəlaɪz| — make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium

stabilized |ˈsteɪbəˌlaɪzd| — made stable or firm

stabilizer |ˈsteɪbəlaɪzər| — a chemical that is added to a solution or mixture or suspension to maintain it in a stable or unchanging state

stabilizing |ˈsteɪbəˌlaɪzɪŋ| — causing to become stable

stable |ˈsteɪbl| — a farm building for housing horses or other livestock

stableman |ˈsteɪblmæn| — someone employed in a stable to take care of the horses

stabling |ˈsteɪblɪŋ| — accommodation for animals (especially for horses)

staccato |stəˈkɑːtoʊ| — (music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts or sounds; cut short crisply

stack |stæk| — an orderly pile

stack up |ˈstæk ʌp| — arrange into piles or stacks

stacked |stækt| — (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves

stacker |ˈstækər| — a laborer who builds up a stack or pile

stadium |ˈsteɪdiəm| — a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments

staff |stæf| — personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task

staffer |ˈstæfər| — an employee who is a member of a staff of workers (especially a member of the staff that works for the President of the United States)

stag |stæɡ| — a male deer, especially an adult male red deer

stage |steɪdʒ| — any distinct time period in a sequence of events

stage-struck |ˈsteɪdʒ strʌk| — infatuated with or enthralled by the theater especially the desire to act

stagecoach |ˈsteɪdʒkoʊtʃ| — a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns

stagecraft |ˈsteɪdʒkræft| — skill in writing or staging plays

staged |ˈsteɪdʒd| — deliberately arranged for effect

stagehand |ˈsteɪdʒhænd| — an employee of a theater who performs work involved in putting on a theatrical production

stager |ˈsteɪdʒər| — someone who supervises the physical aspects in the production of a show and who is in charge of the stage when the show is being performed

stagey |ˈsteɪdʒi| — having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality

stagger |ˈstæɡər| — an unsteady uneven gait

staggerer |ˈstæɡərər| — someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall

staggering |ˈstæɡərɪŋ| — so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

staggers |ˈstaɡərz| — a disease of the central nervous system affecting especially horses and cattle; characterized by an unsteady swaying gait and frequent falling

staging |ˈsteɪdʒɪŋ| — the production of a drama on the stage

stagnancy |ˈstæɡnənsi| — inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation

stagnant |ˈstæɡnənt| — not circulating or flowing

stagnate |ˈstæɡneɪt| — stand still

stagnation |stægˈneɪʃən| — a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)

stagy |ˈsteɪdʒi| — having characteristics of the stage especially an artificial and mannered quality

staid |steɪd| — characterized by dignity and propriety

stain |steɪn| — a soiled or discolored appearance

stained |ˈsteɪnd| — having a coating of stain or varnish

staining |ˈsteɪnɪŋ| — (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study

stainless |ˈsteɪnləs| — steel containing chromium that makes it resistant to corrosion

stair |ster| — support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway

stair-rod |ˈsteə rɑːd| — a rod that holds a stair-carpet in the angle between two steps

staircase |ˈsterkeɪs| — a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps

stairhead |ˈsterˌhed| — platform at the top of a staircase

stairs |ˈsterz| — a flight of stairs or a flight of steps

stairway |ˈsterweɪ| — a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps

stairwell |ˈsterwel| — a vertical well around which there is a stairway

stake |steɪk| — (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something

stakeholder |ˈsteɪkhoʊldər| — someone entrusted to hold the stakes for two or more persons betting against one another; must deliver the stakes to the winner

stalactite |stəˈlæktaɪt| — a cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave

stalagmite |stəˈlæɡmaɪt| — a cylinder of calcium carbonate projecting upward from the floor of a limestone cave

stale |steɪl| — urinate, of cattle and horses

stalemate |ˈsteɪlmeɪt| — a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

Stalinist |ˈstɑːlənəst| — a follower of Stalin and Stalinism

stalk |stɔːk| — material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

stalking |ˈstɔkɪŋ| — a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush

stalking-horse |ˈstɔːrkɪŋ hɔːrs| — a candidate put forward to divide the Opposition or to mask the true candidate

stall |stɔːl| — a compartment in a stable where a single animal is confined and fed

stallion |ˈstæliən| — uncastrated adult male horse

stalwart |ˈstɔːlwərt| — a person who is loyal to their allegiance (especially in times of revolt)

stamen |ˈsteɪmən| — the male reproductive organ of a flower

stamina |ˈstæmɪnə| — enduring strength and energy

staminate |ˈstamɪnət| — capable of fertilizing female organs

stammer |ˈstæmər| — a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds

stammerer |ˈstæmərər| — someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions

stamp |stæmp| — the distinctive form in which a thing is made

stamp down |ˈstæmp ˈdaʊn| — bring under control by force or authority

stamp out |ˈstæmp ˈaʊt| — end or extinguish by forceful means

stampede |stæmˈpiːd| — a headlong rush of people on a common impulse

stance |stæns| — standing posture

stanch |stɔːntʃ| — stop the flow of a liquid

stanchion |ˈstæntʃən| — any vertical post or rod used as a support

stand |stænd| — a support or foundation

stand back |ˈstænd ˈbæk| — stay clear of, avoid

stand by |ˈstænd baɪ| — not act or do anything

stand in |ˈstand ˌin| — be a substitute

stand out |ˈstænd ˈaʊt| — be highly noticeable

stand up |ˈstand ˌəp| — rise to one's feet

stand-alone |ˈstandələʊn| — capable of operating independently

stand-in |ˈstand ˌin| — someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

stand-up |ˈstand ˌəp| — requiring a standing position

standard |ˈstændərd| — a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated

standard-bearer |ˈstandərd ˌberər| — an outstanding leader of a political movement

standardization |stændərdəˈzeɪʃən| — the condition in which a standard has been successfully established

standardize |ˈstændərdaɪz| — cause to conform to standard or norm

standardized |ˈstændərˌdaɪzd| — brought into conformity with a standard

standby |ˈstændbaɪ| — something that can be relied on when needed

standee |stænˈdiː| — someone who stands in a place where one might otherwise sit (as a spectator who uses standing room in a theater or a passenger on a crowded bus or train)

standing |ˈstændɪŋ| — social or financial or professional status or reputation

standoff |ˈstændˌɔf| — the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided

standoffish |stændˈɒfɪʃ| — lacking cordiality; unfriendly

standpipe |ˈstændpaɪp| — a vertical pipe

standpoint |ˈstændpɔɪnt| — a mental position from which things are viewed

standstill |ˈstændstɪl| — a situation in which no progress can be made or no advancement is possible

stanhope |ˈstænəp| — a light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat

stannic |ˈstanik| — of or relating to or containing tin

stanza |ˈstænzə| — a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem

stapes |ˈsteɪpiːz| — the stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea

staphylococcus |ˌstæfɪləˈkɑːkəs| — spherical Gram-positive parasitic bacteria that tend to form irregular colonies; some cause boils or septicemia or infections

staple |ˈsteɪpl| — (usually in the plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant

star |stɑːr| — (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

starboard |ˈstɑːrbərd| — the right side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose

starch |stɑːrtʃ| — a complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textile

starchy |ˈstɑːrtʃi| — rigidly formal

stardom |ˈstɑːrdəm| — the status of being acknowledged as a star

stardust |ˈstɑːrdʌst| — a dreamy romantic or sentimental quality

stare |ster| — a fixed look with eyes open wide

stare down |ˈster ˈdaʊn| — overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring

starfish |ˈstɑːrfɪʃ| — echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk

stargaze  — observe the stars

stargazer |ˈstɑːrɡeɪzər| — someone indifferent to the busy world

stargazing |ˈstɑːrɡeɪzəɪŋ| — observation of the stars

staring |ˈsterɪŋ| — (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder

stark |stɑːrk| — completely

starkly |ˈstɑːrkli| — in a stark manner

starless |ˈstɑːrləs| — not starry; having no stars or starlike objects

starlet |ˈstɑːrlət| — a young (film) actress who is publicized as a future star

starlight |ˈstɑːrlaɪt| — the light of the stars

starlike |ˈstɑːrˌlaɪk| — resembling a star

starling |ˈstɑːrlɪŋ| — gregarious birds native to the Old World

starlit |ˈstɑːrlɪt| — lighted only by stars

starred |ˈstɑːrd| — marked with an asterisk

starry |ˈstɑːri| — abounding with or resembling stars

starry-eyed |ˌstɑːrrɪ ˈaɪd| — unrealistically or naively optimistic

start |stɑːrt| — the beginning of anything

start out |ˈstɑːrt ˈaʊt| — take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

start up |ˈstɑːrt ʌp| — get going or set in motion

starter |ˈstɑːrtər| — an electric motor for starting an engine

starting |ˈstɑːrtɪŋ| — a turn to be a starter (in a game at the beginning)

startle |ˈstɑːrtl| — a sudden involuntary movement

startled |ˈstɑːrtəld| — excited by sudden surprise or alarm and making a quick involuntary movement

startling |ˈstɑːrtlɪŋ| — so remarkably different or sudden as to cause momentary shock or alarm

startlingly |ˈstɑːrtlɪŋli| — in a startling manner

starvation |stɑːrˈveɪʃn| — a state of extreme hunger resulting from lack of essential nutrients over a prolonged period

starve |stɑːrv| — be hungry; go without food

starveling |ˈstɑːrvəlɪŋ| — someone who is starving (or being starved)

starving |ˈstɑːrvɪŋ| — the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine

stash |stæʃ| — a secret store of valuables or money

stasis |ˈsteɪsɪs| — an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped

state |steɪt| — the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation

state-of-the-art |ˈsteɪtəvðiˈɑrt| — the highest level of development at a particular time (especially the present time)

statecraft |ˈsteɪtkræft| — wisdom in the management of public affairs

stated |ˈsteɪtəd| — declared as fact; explicitly stated

stateless |ˈsteɪtləs| — without nationality or citizenship

stately |ˈsteɪtli| — impressive in appearance

statement |ˈsteɪtmənt| — a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

stateroom |ˈsteɪtruːm| — a guest cabin

statesman |ˈsteɪtsmən| — a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

statesmanship |ˈsteɪtsmənˌʃɪp| — wisdom in the management of public affairs

statewide |ˈsteɪtwaɪd| — occurring or extending throughout a state

static |ˈstætɪk| — a crackling or hissing noise caused by electrical interference

statics |ˈstadiks| — the branch of mechanics concerned with forces in equilibrium

statin |ˈstætɪn| — a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase

station |ˈsteɪʃn| — a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose

stationary |ˈsteɪʃəneri| — standing still

stationer |ˈsteɪʃənər| — a merchant who sells writing materials and office supplies

stationery |ˈsteɪʃəneri| — paper cut to an appropriate size for writing letters; usually with matching envelopes

stationmaster |ˈsteɪʃnmæstər| — the person in charge of a railway station

statistic |stəˈtɪstɪk| — a datum that can be represented numerically

statistical |stəˈtɪstɪkl| — of or relating to statistics

statistically |stəˈtɪstɪkəli| — with respect to statistics

statistician |ˌstætɪˈstɪʃn| — a mathematician who specializes in statistics

statistics |stəˈtistiks| — a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters

statuary |ˈstætʃueri| — statues collectively

statue |ˈstætʃuː| — a sculpture representing a human or animal

statuesque |ˌstætʃuˈesk| — of size and dignity suggestive of a statue

statuette |ˌstætʃuˈet| — a small carved or molded figure

stature |ˈstætʃər| — high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement

status |ˈsteɪtəs| — the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

statute |ˈstætʃuːt| — an act passed by a legislative body

statutory |ˈstætʃətɔːri| — prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute

staunch |stɔːntʃ| — stop the flow of a liquid

staunchly |ˈstɒntʃli| — in a staunch manner

stave |steɪv| — (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written

stave in |ˈsteɪv ɪn| — break in the staves (of)

stave off |ˈsteɪv ˈɒf| — prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening

stay |steɪ| — continuing or remaining in a place or state

stay away |ˈsteɪ əˈweɪ| — stay clear of, avoid

stay on |ˈsteɪ ɑːn| — continue in a place, position, or situation

stay up |ˈsteɪ ʌp| — not go to bed

stay-at-home |ˈsteɪ ət hoʊm| — a person who seldom goes anywhere; one not given to wandering or travel

stayer |ˈsteɪər| — a person or other animal having powers of endurance or perseverance

staysail |ˈsteɪˌseɪl| — a fore-and-aft sail set on a stay (as between two masts)

stead |sted| — the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another

steadfast |ˈstedfæst| — marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable

steadfastly |ˈstedˌfæstli| — with resolute determination

steadily |ˈstedəli| — at a steady rate or pace

steadiness |ˈstedinəs| — freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct

steady |ˈstedi| — a person loved by another person

steak |steɪk| — a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish

steakhouse |ˈsteɪkhaʊs| — a restaurant that specializes in steaks

steal |stiːl| — an advantageous purchase

steal away |ˈstiːl əˈweɪ| — leave furtively and stealthily

stealing |ˈstiːlɪŋ| — the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

stealth |stelθ| — avoiding detection by moving carefully

stealthily |ˈstelθɪli| — in a stealthy manner

stealthiness  — a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously

stealthy |ˈstelθi| — marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed

steam |stiːm| — water at boiling temperature diffused in the atmosphere

steam-heat |stiːm ˈhiːt| — heat by means of steam

steamboat |ˈstiːmboʊt| — a boat propelled by a steam engine

steamed |ˈstiːmd| — cooked in steam

steamer |ˈstiːmər| — a clam that is usually steamed in the shell

steamroll |ˈstiːmrəʊl| — bring to a specified state by overwhelming force or pressure

steamroller |ˈstiːmroʊlər| — a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way

steamship |ˈstiːmʃɪp| — a ship powered by one or more steam engines

steamy |ˈstiːmi| — filled with steam or emitting moisture in the form of vapor or mist

stearin |ˈstiərin| — an ester of glycerol and stearic acid

steatite |ˈstiːəˌtaɪt| — a soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel; used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments

steed |stiːd| — (literary) a spirited horse for state of war

steel |stiːl| — an alloy of iron with small amounts of carbon; widely used in construction; mechanical properties can be varied over a wide range

steel-plated |stiːl ˈpleɪtɪd| — covered with heavy steel

steely |ˈstiːli| — resembling steel as in hardness

steelyard |ˈstiːljɑːrd| — a portable balance consisting of a pivoted bar with arms of unequal length

steep |stiːp| — a steep place (as on a hill)

steepen |ˈstiːpən| — become steeper

steeple |ˈstiːpl| — a tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top

steeplechase |ˈstiːpltʃeɪs| — a footrace of usually 3000 meters over a closed track with hurdles and a water jump

steeplechaser |ˈstiːpltʃeɪsər| — a horse trained to run in steeplechases

steeplejack |ˈstiːpldʒæk| — someone who builds or maintains very tall structures

steeply |ˈstipli| — in a steep manner

steepness |ˈstiːpnəs| — the property possessed by a slope that is very steep

steer |stɪr| — an indication of potential opportunity

steerage |ˈstɪrɪdʒ| — the cheapest accommodations on a passenger ship

steering |ˈstɪrɪŋ| — the act of guiding or showing the way

steersman |ˈstirzmən| — the person who steers a ship

steganography |stɛɡəˈnɒɡrəfɪ| — act of writing in code or cipher

stein |staɪn| — a mug intended for serving beer

stela |ˈstiːlə| — an ancient upright stone slab bearing markings

stele |ˈstiːli| — the usually cylindrical central vascular portion of the axis of a vascular plant

stellar |ˈstelər| — indicating the most important performer or role

stellate |ˈstelɪt| — arranged like rays or radii; radiating from a common center

stem |stem| — (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

stemma |ˈstemə| — a tree diagram showing a reconstruction of the transmission of manuscripts of a literary work

stench |stentʃ| — a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

stencil |ˈstensl| — a sheet of material (metal, plastic, cardboard, waxed paper, silk, etc.) that has been perforated with a pattern (printing or a design); ink or paint can pass through the perforations to create the printed pattern on the surface below

stenograph |ˈstenəˌɡræf| — a shorthand character

stenographer |stəˈnɑɡrəfər| — someone skilled in the transcription of speech (especially dictation)

stenographic |ˌstenəˈɡræfɪk| — of or relating to or employing stenography

stenographical  — of or relating to or employing stenography

stenography |stəˈnɑːɡrəfi| — a method of writing rapidly using an abbreviated symbolic system

stenosis |stɪˈnoʊsɪs| — abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway

stent |stent| — a slender tube inserted inside a tubular body part (as a blood vessel) to provide support during and after surgical anastomosis

stentorian |stenˈtɔːriən| — (used of the voice or sound) deep and resonant

step |step| — any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal

step down |ˈstep ˈdaʊn| — give up or retire from a position

step forward |ˈstep ˈfɔːrwərd| — make oneself visible; take action

step in |ˈstepˌin| — get involved, so as to alter or hinder an action, or through force or threat of force

step on |ˈstep ɑːn| — place or press the foot on

step out |ˈstep ˈaʊt| — go outside a room or building for a short period of time

step up |ˈstep ʌp| — increase in extent or intensity

step-by-step  — one thing at a time

stepbrother |ˈstepbrʌðər| — a brother who has only one parent in common with you

stepchild |ˈsteptʃaɪld| — a child of your spouse by a former marriage

stepdaughter |ˈstepdɔːtər| — a daughter of your spouse by a former marriage

stepfather |ˈstepfɑːðər| — the husband of your mother by a subsequent marriage

stepladder |ˈsteplædər| — a folding portable ladder hinged at the top

stepmother |ˈstepmʌðər| — the wife of your father by a subsequent marriage

stepparent |ˈstep peərənt| — the spouse of your parent by a subsequent marriage

steppe |step| — extensive plain without trees (associated with eastern Russia and Siberia)

steps |ˈsteps| — a flight of stairs or a flight of steps

stepsister |ˈstepsɪstər| — a sister who has only one parent in common with you

stepson |ˈstepsʌn| — the son your spouse by a former marriage

stepwise |ˈstepwaɪz| — proceeding in steps

stereo |ˈsterioʊ| — reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound

stereophonic |ˌsterɪəˈfɒnɪk| — designating the reproduction of sound using two or more independent audio channels

stereoscope |ˈsterɪəskoʊp| — an optical device for viewing stereoscopic photographs

stereoscopic |ˌsteriəˈskɑːpɪk| — of or relating to a stereoscope

stereotype |ˈsteriətaɪp| — a conventional or formulaic conception or image

stereotyped |ˈsteriətaɪpd| — lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality

stereotypic  — lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality

stereotypical |ˌsterioˈtɪpɪkəl| — lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality

sterile |ˈsterəl| — free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms

sterility |stəˈrɪləti| — (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms

sterilization |ˌsterələˈzeɪʃən| — the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)

sterilize |ˈsterəlaɪz| — make free from bacteria

sterilized |ˈsterəˌlaɪzd| — made infertile

sterilizer |ˈsterəˌlaɪzər| — a device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments

sterling |ˈstɜːrlɪŋ| — British money; especially the pound sterling as the basic monetary unit of the UK

stern |stɜːrn| — the rear part of a ship

sterna |ˈstɜːnə| — a genus of Sterninae

sternly |ˈstɝːnli| — with sternness; in a severe manner

sternness |ˈstɝːnnəs| — the quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding

sternpost |ˈstɝːnˌpost| — (nautical) the principal upright timber at the stern of a vessel

sternum |ˈstɜːrnəm| — the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs

sternutation |ˌstɜːrnjəˈteɪʃən| — a symptom consisting of the involuntary expulsion of air from the nose

sternutative |stɜːˈnjuːtətɪv| — causing sneezing

sternutatory |stɜːˈnjuːtətərɪ| — a chemical substance that causes sneezing and coughing and crying

steroid |ˈsterɔɪd| — any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects

stertorous |ˈstərdərəs| — of breathing having a heavy snoring sound

stethoscope |ˈsteθəskoʊp| — a medical instrument for listening to the sounds generated inside the body

stevedore |ˈstiːvədɔːr| — a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port

stew |stuː| — agitation resulting from active worry

steward |ˈstuːərd| — someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else

stewardess |ˈstuːərdəs| — a woman steward on an airplane

stewardship |ˈstuərdˌʃɪp| — the position of steward

stewed |stuːd| — cooked in hot water

stewpan  — a saucepan used for stewing

stick |stɪk| — an implement consisting of a length of wood

stick around |ˈstɪk əˈraʊnd| — be available or ready for a certain function or service

stick out |ˈstɪk ˈaʊt| — extend out or project in space

stick together |ˈstɪk təˈɡeðər| — be loyal to one another, especially in times of trouble

stick up |ˈstɪk ʌp| — rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat

stick-in-the-mud |ˈstik in T͟Hə ˌməd| — someone who moves slowly

sticker |ˈstɪkər| — a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

stickiness |ˈstɪkɪnəs| — the property of sticking to a surface

sticking |ˈstɪkɪŋ| — extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary

stickle |ˈstɪkəl| — dispute or argue stubbornly (especially minor points)

stickleback |ˈstɪklbæk| — small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research

stickler |ˈstɪklər| — someone who insists on something

stickpin |ˈstɪkpɪn| — a decorative pin that is worn in a necktie

sticky |ˈstɪki| — having the sticky properties of an adhesive

stiff |stɪf| — an ordinary man

stiff-necked |ˈstif ˈˌnekt| — haughtily stubborn

stiffen |ˈstɪfn| — become stiff or stiffer

stiffness |ˈstɪfnəs| — the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend

stifle |ˈstaɪfl| — joint between the femur and tibia in a quadruped; corresponds to the human knee

stifler  — a person who stifles or smothers or suppresses

stifling |ˈstaɪflɪŋ| — forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

stigma |ˈstɪɡmə| — the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil

stigmata |ˈstɪɡmətə| — marks resembling the wounds on the crucified body of Christ

stigmatic |stiɡˈmadik| — a person whose body is marked by religious stigmata (such as marks resembling the wounds of the crucified Christ)

stigmatization  — the act of stigmatizing

stigmatize |ˈstɪɡmətaɪz| — to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful

stile |staɪl| — an upright that is a member in a door or window frame

stiletto |stɪˈletoʊ| — a small dagger with a tapered blade

still |stɪl| — a static photograph (especially one taken from a movie and used for advertising purposes)

stillborn |ˈstɪlbɔːrn| — failing to accomplish an intended result

stillness |ˈstɪlnəs| — (poetic) tranquil silence

stillroom  — a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc

stilly |ˈstɪli| — (poetic) still or calm

stilt |stɪlt| — a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure

stilted |ˈstɪltɪd| — artificially formal

Stilton |ˈstɪltən| — English blue cheese

stimulant |ˈstɪmjələnt| — any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action

stimulate |ˈstɪmjuleɪt| — act as a stimulant

stimulated |ˈstɪmjəˌletəd| — emotionally aroused

stimulating |ˈstɪmjuleɪtɪŋ| — that stimulates

stimulation |ˌstɪmjəˈleɪʃən| — the act of arousing an organism to action

stimulative |ˈstɪmjəˌletɪv| — capable of arousing or accelerating physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent

stimulus |ˈstɪmjələs| — any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action

sting |stɪŋ| — a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung

stinger |ˈstɪŋər| — a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy

stinginess |ˈstɪndʒinəs| — a lack of generosity; a general unwillingness to part with money

stinging |ˈstɪŋɪŋ| — a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung

stingray |ˈstɪŋreɪ| — large venomous ray with large barbed spines near the base of a thin whiplike tail capable of inflicting severe wounds

stingy |ˈstɪndʒi| — unwilling to spend (money, time, resources, etc.)

stink |stɪŋk| — a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

stink out |ˈstɪŋk ˈaʊt| — cause to smell bad; fill with a bad smell

stinker |ˈstɪŋkər| — a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

stinking |ˈstɪŋkɪŋ| — very bad

stinkpot |ˈstɪŋkˌpɑːt| — a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible

stinky |ˈstɪŋki| — very bad

stint |stɪnt| — an unbroken period of time during which you do something

stipe |ˈstaɪp| — supporting stalk or stem-like structure especially of a pistil or fern frond or supporting a mushroom cap

stipend |ˈstaɪpend| — a sum of money allotted on a regular basis; usually for some specific purpose

stipendiary |staɪˈpendieri| — (United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases

stipple |ˈstɪpl| — engrave by means of dots and flicks

stipulate |ˈstɪpjuleɪt| — specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement

stipulation |ˌstɪpjuˈleɪʃn| — (law) an agreement or concession made by parties in a judicial proceeding (or by their attorneys) relating to the business before the court; must be in writing unless they are part of the court record

stipule |ˈstɪpjuːl| — a small leafy outgrowth at the base of a leaf or its stalk; usually occurring in pairs and soon shed

stir |stɜːr| — a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event

stir up |ˈstɝː ʌp| — try to stir up public opinion

stirrer |ˈstɜːrər| — a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble

stirring |ˈstɜːrɪŋ| — agitating a liquid with an implement

stirrup |ˈstɪrəp| — support consisting of metal loops into which rider's feet go

stitch |stɪtʃ| — a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing

stitcher |ˈstɪtʃə| — a garmentmaker who performs the finishing steps

stitching |ˈstɪtʃɪŋ| — joining or attaching by stitches

stoat |stoʊt| — the ermine in its brown summer coat with black-tipped tail

stochastic |stəˈkastik| — being or having a random variable

stock |stɑːk| — the capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)

stock-in-trade |ˌstɒk ɪn ˈtreɪd| — any equipment constantly used as part of a profession or occupation

stock-still |ˌstɒk ˈstɪl| — without moving or making a sound

stock-taking |ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ| — reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook

stockade |stɑːˈkeɪd| — fortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense

stockbroker |ˈstɑːkbroʊkər| — an agent in the buying and selling of stocks and bonds

stocked |ˈstɑːkt| — furnished with more than enough

stocker |ˈstɑːkər| — a domestic animal (especially a young steer or heifer) kept as stock until fattened or matured and suitable for a breeding establishment

stockfish |ˈstɑːkfɪʃ| — fish cured by being split and air-dried without salt

stockholder |ˈstɑːkhoʊldər| — someone who holds shares of stock in a corporation

stockinet |ˌstɑːkɪˈnet| — knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments

stockinette |ˌstɒkɪˈnet| — knit used especially for infants' wear and undergarments

stocking |ˈstɑːkɪŋ| — close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)

stockinged |ˈstɒkɪŋd| — wearing stockings

stockjobber |ˈstɑːkdʒɑːbər| — one who deals only with brokers or other jobbers

stockman |ˈstɑːkmən| — farmer who breed or raises livestock

stockpile |ˈstɑːkpaɪl| — something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose

stockpiling |ˈstɑːkˌpaɪlɪŋ| — accumulating and storing a reserve supply

stockroom |ˈstɑːkruːm| — storeroom for storing goods and supplies used in a business

stocktaking |ˈstɑːkteɪkɪŋ| — reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook

stocky |ˈstɑːki| — having a short and solid form or stature

stockyard |ˈstɑːkjɑːrd| — enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily

stodge |stɑːdʒ| — heavy and filling (and usually starchy) food

stodgy |ˈstɑːdʒi| — heavy and starchy and hard to digest

stogie |ˈstəʊdʒɪ| — a cheap cigar

stogy |ˈstoʊɡi| — a cheap cigar

stoic |ˈstoʊɪkl| — a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno

stoical |ˈstoʊɪkəl| — seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive

stoicism |ˈstoʊɪsɪzəm| — an indifference to pleasure or pain

stoke |stoʊk| — stir up or tend; of a fire

stokehold |ˈstoʊkhoʊld| — (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired

stokehole |ˈstoʊkhoʊl| — (nautical) chamber or compartment in which the furnaces of a ship are stoked or fired

stoker |ˈstoʊkər| — Irish writer of the horror novel about Dracula (1847-1912)

stole |stoʊl| — a wide scarf worn about their shoulders by women

stolid |ˈstɑːlɪd| — having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited

stolidity |stəˈlɪdɪti| — apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions

stomach |ˈstʌmək| — an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion

stomachache |ˈstʌmək ˌeɪk| — an ache localized in the stomach or abdominal region

stomachal  — relating to or involving the stomach

stomacher |ˈstəməkər| — garment consisting of a V-shaped panel of stiff material worn over the chest and stomach in the 16th century

stomachic |stəˈmakik| — relating to or involving the stomach

stomatitis |ˌstoʊməˈtaɪtɪs| — inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth

stomp |stɑːmp| — a dance involving a rhythmical stamping step

stone |stoʊn| — a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

stone-blind |stoʊn ˈblaɪnd| — completely blind

stone-broke |ˈstoʊnˈbroʊk| — lacking funds

stone-cold |stoʊn ˈkoʊld| — completely cold

stone-dead |stoʊn ˈded| — as lifeless as a stone

stone-deaf |stoʊn ˈdef| — totally deaf; unable to hear anything

stonecutter |ˈstoʊnˌkətər| — someone who cuts or carves stone

stoned |stoʊnd| — under the influence of narcotics

stonemason |ˈstoʊnmeɪsn| — a craftsman who works with stone or brick

stonewall |ˈstoʊnwɔːl| — obstruct or hinder any discussion

stonewalling |stoʊnˈwɔːlɪŋ| — stalling or delaying especially by refusing to answer questions or cooperate

stoneware |ˈstoʊnwer| — ceramic ware that is fired in high heat and vitrified and nonporous

stonework |ˈstoʊnwɜːrk| — masonry done with stone

stonily |ˈstoʊnɪli| — in a stony manner

stony |ˈstoʊni| — abounding in rocks or stones

stony-broke |ˌstoʊnɪ ˈbroʊk| — lacking funds

stooge |stuːdʒ| — a person of unquestioning obedience

stool |stuːl| — a simple seat without a back or arms

stoolie |ˈstuːli| — someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

stoop |stuːp| — an inclination of the top half of the body forward and downward

stop |stɑːp| — the event of something ending

stop over |ˈstɑːp ˈoʊvr̩| — interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight

stop up |ˈstɑːp ʌp| — fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

stopcock |ˈstɑːpkɑːk| — faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid

stopgap |ˈstɑːpɡæp| — something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency

stoplight |ˈstɑpˌlɑɪt| — a red light on the rear of a motor vehicle that signals when the brakes are applied to slow or stop

stopover |ˈstɑːpoʊvər| — a stopping place on a journey

stoppage |ˈstɑːpɪdʒ| — the state of inactivity following an interruption

stopper |ˈstɑːpər| — an act so striking or impressive that the show must be delayed until the audience quiets down

stopping |ˈstɑːpɪŋ| — fastener consisting of a narrow strip of welded metal used to join steel members

stopple |ˈstɑːpəl| — blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

stopwatch |ˈstɑːpwɑːtʃ| — a timepiece that can be started or stopped for exact timing (as of a race)

storage |ˈstɔːrɪdʒ| — the act of storing something

store |stɔːr| — a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services

storefront |ˈstɔːrfrʌnt| — the front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows

storehouse |ˈstɔːrhaʊs| — a depository for goods

storekeeper |ˈstɔːrkiːpər| — a merchant who owns or manages a shop

storeroom |ˈstɔːruːm| — a room in which things are stored

storey |ˈstɔːri| — a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale

storied |ˈstɔːrid| — having an illustrious past

stork |stɔːrk| — large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage

storm |stɔːrm| — a violent weather condition with winds 64-72 knots (11 on the Beaufort scale) and precipitation and thunder and lightning

storm-beaten |ˈstɔːrm biːtən| — damaged by storm

stormbound |ˈstɔːrmbæʊnd| — delayed or confined or cut off by a storm

stormproof |ˈstɔːrmpruːf| — protected against or able to withstand storms

stormy |ˈstɔːrmi| — characterized by violent emotions or behavior

story |ˈstɔːri| — a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program

storybook |ˈstɔːribʊk| — a book containing a collection of stories (usually for children)

storyteller |ˈstɔːritelər| — someone who tells a story

stout |staʊt| — a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops

stouthearted |staʊtˈhɑːrtɪd| — used especially of persons

stoutly |ˈstaʊtli| — in a resolute manner

stoutness |ˈstaʊtnəs| — the property of being strong and resolute

stove |stoʊv| — a kitchen appliance used for cooking food

stovepipe |ˈstoʊvpaɪp| — chimney consisting of a metal pipe of large diameter that is used to connect a stove to a flue

stover |ˈstovər| — the dried stalks and leaves of a field crop (especially corn) used as animal fodder after the grain has been harvested

stow |stoʊ| — fill by packing tightly

stow away |ˈstoʊ əˈweɪ| — hide aboard a ship or a plane to get free transportation

stowage |ˈstoʊɪdʒ| — the charge for stowing goods

stowaway |ˈstoʊəweɪ| — a person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passage

strabismus |strəˈbɪzməs| — abnormal alignment of one or both eyes

straddle |ˈstrædl| — a noncommittal or equivocal position

strafe |streɪf| — an attack of machine-gun fire or cannon fire from a low flying airplane

straggle |ˈstræɡl| — a wandering or disorderly grouping (of things or persons)

straggler |ˈstræɡlər| — someone who strays or falls behind

straggling |ˈstræɡəlɪŋ| — spreading out in different directions or distributed irregularly

straggly |ˈstræɡli| — spreading out in different directions or distributed irregularly

straight |streɪt| — a person having a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite sex

straight off |ˈstreɪt ˈɒf| — without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening

straight-laced  — exaggeratedly proper

straight-out |aʊt| — without reservation or exception

straightaway |ˌstreɪtəˈweɪ| — a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

straightedge |ˈstreɪˌtedʒ| — hand tool consisting of a flat rigid rectangular bar (metal or wood) that can be used to draw straight lines (or test their straightness)

straighten |ˈstreɪtn| — straighten up or out; make straight

straightforward |ˌstreɪtˈfɔːrwərd| — free from ambiguity

straightforwardness |ˌstreɪtˈfɔːrwəd| — the quality of being direct and straightforward

straightness |ˈstreɪtnəs| — (of hair) lack of a tendency to curl

straightway |ˌstreɪtˈweɪ| — at once

strain |streɪn| — (physics) deformation of a physical body under the action of applied forces

strained |streɪnd| — lacking natural ease

strainer |ˈstreɪnər| — a filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through

straining |ˈstreɪnɪŋ| — an intense or violent exertion

strait |streɪt| — a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

strait-laced |ˌstreɪt ˈleɪst| — exaggeratedly proper

straiten |ˈstreɪtən| — bring into difficulties or distress, especially financial hardship

straitjacket |ˈstreɪtdʒækɪt| — anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines

straits |ˈstreɪts| — a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

strand |strænd| — a pattern forming a unity within a larger structural whole

stranded |ˈstrandəd| — cut off or left behind

strange |streɪndʒ| — not known before

strangely |ˈstreɪndʒli| — in a strange manner

strangeness |ˈstreɪndʒnəs| — unusualness as a consequence of not being well known

stranger |ˈstreɪndʒər| — anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

strangle |ˈstræŋɡl| — kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

stranglehold |ˈstræŋɡlhoʊld| — complete power over a person or situation

strangulate |ˈstræŋɡjəˌlet| — kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air

strangulation |ˌstræŋɡjuˈleɪʃn| — the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe

strap |stræp| — an elongated leather strip (or a strip of similar material) for binding things together or holding something in position

straphanger |ˈstræphæŋər| — a commuter who uses public transportation

strappado |strəˈpɑːdoʊ| — a form of torture in which the hands are tied behind a person's back and they are lifted off the ground by a rope tied to their wrists, then allowed to drop until their fall is checked with a jerk by the rope

strapper |ˈstræpʌr| — a large and strong and heavyset man

strapping |ˈstræpɪŋ| — muscular and heavily built

stratagem |ˈstrætədʒəm| — a maneuver in a game or conversation

strategic |strəˈtiːdʒɪk| — highly important to or an integral part of a strategy or plan of action especially in war

strategical |strəˈtiːdʒɪkəl| — relating to or concerned with strategy

strategically |strəˈtiːdʒɪkəli| — with regard to strategy

strategics |strəˈtiːdʒɪks| — the science or art of strategy

strategist |ˈstrætədʒɪst| — an expert in strategy (especially in warfare)

strategy |ˈstrætədʒi| — an elaborate and systematic plan of action

stratification |ˌstrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃən| — the act or process or arranging persons into classes or social strata

stratified |ˈstrætəˌfaɪd| — arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks

stratify |ˈstrætɪfaɪ| — divide society into social classes or castes

stratigraphy |strəˈtɪɡrəfiː| — the branch of geology that studies the arrangement and succession of strata

stratocracy |strəˈtɑːkrəsiː| — government by the military and an army

stratosphere |ˈstrætəsfɪr| — the atmospheric layer between the troposphere and the mesosphere

stratum |ˈstreɪtəm| — one of several parallel layers of material arranged one on top of another (such as a layer of tissue or cells in an organism or a layer of sedimentary rock)

stratus |ˈstreɪtəs| — a large dark low cloud

straw |strɔː| — plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder

straw-colored  — having the color of dry straw

straw-coloured |ˈstrɔːr kʌləd| — having the color of dry straw

strawberry |ˈstrɔːberi| — sweet fleshy red fruit

stray |streɪ| — an animal that has strayed (especially a domestic animal)

straying |ˈstreɪɪŋ| — unable to find your way

streak |striːk| — an unbroken series of events

streaked |ˈstriːkt| — marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations

streaky |ˈstriːki| — marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations

stream |striːm| — a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth

streamer |ˈstriːmər| — light that streams

streaming |ˈstriːmɪŋ| — the circulation of cytoplasm within a cell

streamlet |ˈstriːmlɪt| — a small stream

streamline |ˈstriːmlaɪn| — contour economically or efficiently

streamlined |ˈstriːmˌlaɪnd| — made efficient by stripping off nonessentials

streamliner |ˈstriːmˌlaɪnər| — a streamlined train

street |striːt| — a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings

streetcar |ˈstriːtkɑːr| — a wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity

streetwalker |ˈstriːtwɔːkər| — a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets

strength |streŋθ| — the property of being physically or mentally strong

strengthen |ˈstreŋθn| — make strong or stronger

strengthened |ˈstreŋθənd| — given added strength or support

strengthening |ˈstreŋθənɪŋ| — becoming stronger

strenuous |ˈstrenjuəs| — characterized by or performed with much energy or force

strenuously |ˈstrenjuːəsli| — in a strenuous manner; strongly or vigorously

strenuousness |ˈstrenjʊəsnəs| — extreme effortfulness

streptococci |ˌstreptəˈkɒkaɪ| — spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis

streptococcus |ˌstreptəˈkɑːkəs| — spherical Gram-positive bacteria occurring in pairs or chains; cause e.g. scarlet fever and tonsillitis

streptomycin |ˌstreptəˈmaɪsɪn| — an antibiotic produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus and used to treat tuberculosis

stress |stres| — the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)

stressed |ˈstrest| — suffering severe physical strain or distress

stressful |ˈstresfl| — extremely irritating to the nerves

stressor |ˈstresər| — any agent that causes stress to an organism

stretch |stretʃ| — a large and unbroken expanse or distance

stretch out |ˈstretʃ ˈaʊt| — extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length

stretchability  — the capacity for being stretched

stretchable  — capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape

stretched |ˈstretʃt| — (of muscles) relieved of stiffness by stretching

stretcher |ˈstretʃər| — a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting

stretcher-bearer |ˈstretʃərˈberər| — one who helps carry a stretcher

stretching |ˈstretʃɪŋ| — act of expanding by lengthening or widening

stretchy |ˈstretʃi| — capable of being easily stretched and resuming former size or shape

strew |struː| — spread by scattering (

stria |ˈstraɪə| — any of a number of tiny parallel grooves such as: the scratches left by a glacier on rocks or the streaks or ridges in muscle tissue

striate  — mark with striae or striations

stricken |ˈstrɪkən| — grievously affected especially by disease

strickle |ˈstrikəl| — an implement for sharpening scythes

strict |strɪkt| — rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard

strictly |ˈstrɪktli| — restricted to something

stricture |ˈstrɪktʃər| — abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway

stride |straɪd| — a step in walking or running

strident |ˈstraɪdnt| — conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

stridently |ˈstraɪdəntli| — in a strident manner

stridulate |ˈstrɪdjʊleɪt| — make a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures

strife |straɪf| — lack of agreement or harmony

strike |straɪk| — a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions

strike down |ˈstraɪk ˈdaʊn| — declare null and void; make ineffective

strike off |ˈstraɪk ˈɒf| — remove from a list

strike out |ˈstraɪk ˈaʊt| — remove from a list

strike up |ˈstraɪk ʌp| — start playing

strikebound |ˈstraɪkbaʊnd| — closed or immobilized by a strike

strikebreaker |ˈstraɪkˌbrekər| — someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike

strikebreaking  — confrontational activities intended to break up a strike by workers

strikeout |ˈstraɪkaʊt| — an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes

striker |ˈstraɪkər| — a forward on a soccer team

striking |ˈstraɪkɪŋ| — the physical coming together of two or more things

strikingly |ˈstraɪkɪŋli| — in a striking manner

string |ˈstrɪŋ| — a lightweight cord

string out |ˈstrɪŋ ˈaʊt| — set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series

string up |ˈstrɪŋ ʌp| — kill by hanging

stringency |ˈstrɪndʒənsi| — a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit

stringent |ˈstrɪndʒənt| — demanding strict attention to rules and procedures

stringer |ˈstrɪŋər| — a member of a squad on a team

stringy |ˈstrɪŋi| — lean and sinewy

strip |strɪp| — a relatively long narrow piece of something

stripe |straɪp| — an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material

striped |straɪpt| — marked or decorated with stripes

striper |ˈstraɪpər| — a serviceman who wears stripes on the uniform to indicate rank or years of service

stripes |ˈstraɪps| — V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service

stripling |ˈstrɪplɪŋ| — a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity

stripped |ˈstrɪpt| — having only essential or minimal features

stripper |ˈstrɪpər| — a chemical compound used to remove paint or varnish

stripping |ˈstrɪpɪŋ| — the removal of covering

striptease |ˈstrɪptiːz| — a performer who provides erotic entertainment by undressing to music

stripy |ˈstraɪpi| — marked or decorated with stripes

strive |straɪv| — attempt by employing effort

striving |ˈstraɪvɪŋ| — an effortful attempt to attain a goal

stroke |stroʊk| — (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

stroll |stroʊl| — a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

stroller |ˈstroʊlər| — someone who walks at a leisurely pace

strong |strɔːŋ| — not faint or feeble

strong-arm |ˈstrɒŋ ɑːrm| — handle roughly

strong-minded |strɒŋ ˈmaɪndɪd| — having a determined will

strong-willed |ˈstrɔŋˈwɪld| — having a determined will

strongbox |ˈstrɔːŋbɑːks| — a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked

stronghold |ˈstrɔːŋhoʊld| — a strongly fortified defensive structure

strongly |ˈstrɔŋli| — with strength or in a strong manner

strongman |ˈstrɔːŋmæn| — a man who performs feats of strength at a fair or circus

strongroom |ˈstrɔːŋruːm| — a burglarproof and fireproof room in which valuables are kept

strontium |ˈstrɑːntiəm| — a soft silver-white or yellowish metallic element of the alkali metal group; turns yellow in air; occurs in celestite and strontianite

strop |strɑːp| — a leather strap used to sharpen razors

strophe |ˈstroʊfi| — one section of a lyric poem or choral ode in classical Greek drama

stroppy |ˈstrɑːpi| — obstreperous

struck |strʌk| — (used in combination) affected by something overwhelming

structural |ˈstrʌktʃərəl| — affecting or involved in structure or construction

structuralism |ˈstrʌktʃərəlɪzəm| — linguistics defined as the analysis of formal structures in a text or discourse

structurally |ˈstrʌktʃərəli| — with respect to structure

structure |ˈstrʌktʃər| — a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

structured |ˈstrʌktʃərd| — resembling a living organism in organization or development

struggle |ˈstrʌɡl| — an energetic attempt to achieve something

struggler  — a person who struggles with difficulties or with great effort

struggling |ˈstrʌɡəlɪŋ| — engaged in a struggle to overcome especially poverty or obscurity

strum |strʌm| — sound of strumming

strumpet |ˈstrʌmpɪt| — a woman adulterer

strung |strʌŋ| — that is on a string

strut |strʌt| — a proud stiff pompous gait

strychnine |ˈstrɪkniːn| — an alkaloid plant toxin extracted chiefly from nux vomica; formerly used as a stimulant

stub |stʌb| — a short piece remaining on a trunk or stem where a branch is lost

stubble |ˈstʌbl| — material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds

stubbly |ˈstʌbli| — having a short growth of beard

stubborn |ˈstʌbərn| — not responding to treatment

stubbornly |ˈstʌbərnli| — in a stubborn unregenerate manner

stubbornness |ˈstʌbərnnəs| — the trait of being difficult to handle or overcome

stubby |ˈstʌbi| — short and blunt

stucco |ˈstʌkoʊ| — a plaster now made mostly from Portland cement and sand and lime; applied while soft to cover exterior walls or surfaces

stuck |stʌk| — baffled

stuck-up |ˈˌstək ˈəp| — (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant

stud |stʌd| — a man who is virile and sexually active

student |ˈstuːdnt| — a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution

studentship |ˈstjuːdəntʃɪp| — the position of student

studhorse  — adult male horse kept for breeding

studied |ˈstʌdid| — produced or marked by conscious design or premeditation

studio |ˈstuːdioʊ| — workplace for the teaching or practice of an art

studious |ˈstuːdiəs| — marked by care and effort

studiousness |ˈstjuːdɪəsnəs| — diligent study

study |ˈstʌdi| — a detailed critical inspection

studying |ˈstʌdiɪŋ| — reading carefully with intent to remember

stuff |stʌf| — the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

stuffed |stʌft| — filled with something

stuffiness |ˈstʌfɪnəs| — state of obstruction or stoppage or air in the nose or throat

stuffing |ˈstʌfɪŋ| — a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables

stuffy |ˈstʌfi| — lacking fresh air

stultification |ˌstʌltɪfɪˈkeɪʃən| — derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent

stultify |ˈstʌltɪfaɪ| — prove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence

stumble |ˈstʌmbl| — an unsteady uneven gait

stump |stʌmp| — the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled

stumper |ˈstəmpər| — a particularly difficult or baffling question or problem

stumpy |ˈstʌmpi| — short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature

stun |stʌn| — make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow

stung |stʌŋ| — aroused to impatience or anger

stunned |ˈstənd| — filled with the emotional impact of overwhelming surprise or shock

stunner |ˈstʌnər| — a very attractive or seductive looking woman

stunning |ˈstʌnɪŋ| — commanding attention

stunningly |ˈstʌnɪŋli| — in a spectacular manner

stunt |stʌnt| — a difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention

stunted |ˈstʌntəd| — inferior in size or quality

stupe |stuːp| — a person who is not very bright

stupefaction |ˌstuːpɪˈfækʃn| — a feeling of stupefied astonishment

stupefied |ˈstjuːpɪfaɪd| — as if struck dumb with astonishment and surprise

stupefy |ˈstuːpɪfaɪ| — make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation

stupefying |ˈstjuːpɪfaɪɪŋ| — so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

stupendous |stuːˈpendəs| — so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe

stupid |ˈstuːpɪd| — a person who is not very bright

stupidity |stuːˈpɪdəti| — a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience

stupidly |ˈstuːpədli| — in a stupid manner

stupor |ˈstuːpər| — the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally

sturdy |ˈstɜːrdi| — having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships

sturgeon |ˈstɜːrdʒən| — large primitive fishes valued for their flesh and roe; widely distributed in the North Temperate Zone

stutter |ˈstʌtər| — a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of certain sounds

stutterer |ˈstʌtərər| — someone who speaks with involuntary pauses and repetitions

sty |staɪ| — an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid

stye |staɪ| — an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid

Stygian |ˈstɪdʒiən| — hellish

style |staɪl| — how something is done or how it happens

stylet |ˈstaɪlɪt| — small needlelike appendage; especially the feeding organ of a tardigrade

stylish |ˈstaɪlɪʃ| — having elegance or taste or refinement in manners or dress

stylishly |ˈstaɪlɪʃli| — in a stylish manner

stylishness |ˈstaɪlɪʃnəs| — elegance by virtue of being fashionable

stylist |ˈstaɪlɪst| — an artist who is a master of a particular style

stylistic |staɪˈlɪstɪk| — of or relating to style (especially in the use of language)

stylistically |staɪˈlɪstɪkəli| — in a rhetorically stylistic manner

stylization |ˌstaɪəlaɪˈzeɪʃən| — the act of stylizing; causing to conform to a particular style

stylize |ˈstaɪˌlaɪz| — represent according to a conventional style

stylized |ˈstɑɪlˌɑɪzd| — using artistic forms and conventions to create effects; not natural or spontaneous

stylus |ˈstaɪləs| — a sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player

stymie |ˈstaɪmi| — a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole

stymy |ˈstaɪmiː| — a situation in golf where an opponent's ball blocks the line between your ball and the hole

styptic |ˈstɪptɪk| — a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals

Styx |stiks| — (Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which Charon carried dead souls